Would you be surprised if the US nuked North Korea? N Korea threatened a ‘preemptive’ nuclear strike as the UN Security Council prepares to adopt touch sanctions against the isolated nation.

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Would you be surprised if the US nuked North Korea? N Korea threatened a ‘preemptive’ nuclear strike as the UN Security Council prepares to adopt touch sanctions against the isolated nation.

Would you be surprised if the US nuked North Korea? N Korea threatened a ‘preemptive’ nuclear strike  as the UN Security Council prepares to adopt touch sanctions against the isolated nation.

  • Start date:Mar 9, 2013
  • End date:Mar 11, 2013
  • Voters: 1,915 times
  • Yes
    49.7%
  • No
    49.8%
  • I don't know
    0.5%

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  • Discussion 12 : 09 Mar 2013 at 17.5112

    Khun Ricefield #9, the US used nuclear weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, in order to minimize its own casualties and to save the entire Japanese race. The Japanese were prepared to fight the Americans right down to the last man, woman, and child, equipped only with bamboo sticks, as they were running out of guns, ammunition, and everything else . The nukes broke their will to fight, followed by an unconditional surrender which marked the end of WWII. Or do you prefer the alternative of up to 1 million American casualties and the extinction of the entire Japanese race of the invasion of Japan, without the use of nuclear weapons?

  • Discussion 11 : 09 Mar 2013 at 17.5011

    @bangmodker: You are wrong when you write the USA is no democracy. They are “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy”.

  • Discussion 10 : 09 Mar 2013 at 13.4710

    D7 : "A Democracy is yet to go to war with another Democracy". So whats holding them back from starting a nuclear war? Neither the U.S. nor DPRK are democracies.

  • Discussion 9 : 09 Mar 2013 at 13.349

    Disc 7 - In the history of nuclear warfare the US is the only nation to use them, not once but twice. It's not the regime that has nuclear weapons we need to be worried about it's the regime that will use them.

    - Those with poor cartography skills should look at the country that surrounds North Korea and ask a simple question. What would the US response be if China attacked Northern Mexico. There is a reason the Korean war ended just north of Seoul and it wasn't the overwhelming North Korean forces.

  • Discussion 8 : 09 Mar 2013 at 10.238

    Khun BKK-Farang #4, what do you call the Cuban Missile Crisis, where the US ICMBs were placed on the highest alert (DEFCON-3), ready to be launched at the USSR?

  • Discussion 7 : 09 Mar 2013 at 10.157

    Khun Morgo #5, the problem is not the nuclear weapon itself but the kinds of regime that are in control of it, you know tyrannical vs democratic. As history has it, a Democracy is yet to go to war with another Democracy, however, this is not the case with tyrants, like Hitler, Stalin, Stalin, Saddam, the current Iranian Mullahs and etc.

  • Discussion 6 : 09 Mar 2013 at 10.036

    Pretty dumb poll question. The proximity of Seoul to Pyongyang puts millions of people in the radiation zone if you're talking air burst. Not to mention western Honshu. But can you imagine China's reaction? They'd probably destroy Taipei the same day, just for fun. The DPRK has tens of thousands of shells and missiles aimed at strategic Seoul targets and ready to fire now. A US attack on Pyongyang guarantees the destruction of large chunks of Seoul and the deaths of hundreds of thousands. Not even Bush would do that.

  • Discussion 5 : 09 Mar 2013 at 09.345

    Here we have the ultimate hypocrisy of nuclear armed nations, censuring North Korea and Iran's (possible) pursuit of nuclear weapons. The logic being 'trust us we are the good guys.' The double standards are amazing.
    Nuclear weapons do not discriminate. Nuclear powers must apply the same standards to themselves as to others: Zero nuclear weapons.

  • Discussion 4 : 09 Mar 2013 at 08.594

    The USA is not interested to fight against a country with nuclear weapons because it could happen that that country strikes back with nuclear weapons.
    The USA only fights countries without nuclear weapons like Afghanistan, Iraq and maybe Iran because the USA does not have to fear nuclear retaliation.
    This is exactly the reason why some people in Iran want nuclear weapons. If they have them then they don’t have to fear that other nuclear armed nations like the USA or Israel start a war against them.

  • Discussion 3 : 09 Mar 2013 at 05.523

    You can't 'nuke' the N. Korean people because their leaders talk out of their backsides. There are those who think the U.S. is reckless but they are other ways of dealing with N. Korea.

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